Our Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement

Welcome to the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) at Barnard College.  Barnard College’s CSTEP provides services that increase recruitment, retention and placement of eligible students in CSTEP-targeted fields and the licensed professions.  The program targets the historically under-represented (African American, Latino, Native American and Alaskan Natives) or the financially disadvantaged Barnard student who intends to pursue or shows ability in the STEM fields, health-related fields and/or the licensed professions.

What we offer

  • Academic Development and Counseling
  • Free Personal or Small Group Tutoring
  • Academic Enrichment Workshops
  • Paid Internships and Research Opportunities
  • Summer Research Opportunities
  • Provide financial assistance for specialized preparation courses for standardized examinations (e.g. GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc).
  • Career Seminars, Speakers and Networking Opportunities
  • Conference Sponsorship (On and Off Campus)
  • Enriching Professional/Personal Development Activities (CSTEP Student Conference and Competition)